The financial crisis leaves Jack Fleming unemployed with no prospects. Then he receives a phone call that changes his life. He learns that he is the illegitimate son of a bombastic billionaire who has drowned after falling off his yacht in the Mediterranean. Now the CEO of a global empire, he is challenged by his board, the media and his management team. He fails as often as he succeeds. He sometimes gives in to his worst instincts but ultimately learns that one can succeed in business without selling your soul.